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Join our Great Decisions Discussion Group at the Dodgeville Public Library to discuss critical global issues and regions. This year we will tackle pressing issues from U.N reform to climate change and shifting alliances in the Middle East. Our discussion group meets on Friday afternoons from 2-4 pm in the Lower Level of the Library. Topics are: Feb. 19 The United Nations; Mar 4 International Migration; Mar 18 India; Apr 1 Middle East Alliances; Apr 29 Climate Geopolitics. Great Decisions meetings feature open and fair conversation, without requirement for consensus. The "Great Decisions" series is co-sponsored by the Dodgeville Public Library and the Iowa County Citizens for Peace and Justice. Pre-Registration is required. Programs are free. For more information: 2016 Great Decisions Flyer and 2016 Great Decisions Handout

Sorry - the Spring Book Sale has been Cancelled!

SNAP Circuits Program Read all about it! SNAP Circuits


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Lunch with a Book at the Dodgeville Public Library. Join us on the third Thursday of each month for lunch with a book from 12-1 pm. Bring your lunch or something to share while we have casual book discussion. Tea and coffee provided. This day session discusses the same title as our evening book club. Click here for upcoming titles. Lunch With A Book

Teen Book Club for ages 13-18. Join other teens for a drop-in book discussion. We choose two books and you read one or both. We choose a mixture of action and adventure, sci fi, summer fluff, and tough topics. We meet the fourth Monday of each month at 6.00 pm for pizza and conversation. Click here to see what we're reading. Teen Book Club

Chat and Chew: Book Club for Middle Schoolers. New to the middle school adventure? Right in the middle of it? Chat and Chew is open to students ages 11-15. There is always a book, snacks, and games and not always in that order. We meet the first Monday of each month at 6.00 pm. Dropping in is encouraged. Newcomers welcome! Click here to see what we're reading. Chat and Chew

DPL's Adult Book Club Our adult book club reads a variety of fiction and nonfiction. We meet year-round on the third Wednesday of each month at 6.30 pm. Click here to see what we're reading next. Adult Book Club


weatherthestorm.JPGU.S. Public Libraries Weather the Storm Public libraries continue to transform lives by providing critical services and innovative solutions to technology access, in spite of years' worth of cumulative budget cuts. Libraries are part of the solution for those in search of the digital connection and skills required by today's competitive global marketplace. However, unless strategic investments in U.S. public libraries are broadened and secured, libraries will not be able to continue to provide the innovative and critical services their communities need and demand.

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Ongoing Events

All events at the Dodgeville Public Library are FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information contact the Library at 935-3728.


Our 2016 Wednesday registered Storytime has been cancelled. The Library will be offering programming on Thursday mornings at 10:15.

Schedule
January - Drop-in activities
February through July - Drop-in Storytime
August - Drop-in activities
September through December - Drop-in Storytime

If you have any questions, please contact Children's Librarian, Carol Gleichauf at cgleichauf@swls.org or 608-935-3728 ext. 3.

Drop-In Storytime New program changes! Starting in August, Storytime will be on Thursday mornings at 10:15 a.m. See our information link here! New Storytime Schedule Please note for Thursday mornings in August, there will not be a normal Storytime. We will have coloring sheets available for those that would like to color with friends and check out great books! This program is sponsored by the Dodgeville Public Library and a volunteer. Programs are executed by a library staff member and a library volunteer. More ongoing Children's programs are in the Kids Korner.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Dr. Seuss literacy program at the Dodgeville Public Library. The reading program goes from February 1 to February 29, 2016. Check out and read Dr. Seuss books from the Dodgeville Public Library. If you submit more than one reading log you will have your name entered in a random drawing to win the cow from Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? plush toy, What Pet Should I Get? or Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? book. Each family who participates in the literacy program will receive a copy of Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? book. Reading awards will be given during our annual Dr. Seuss celebrity read program on March 8, 2016 at 6:30pm. Local celebrities will be sharing their love of Dr. Seuss books and the Cat in the Hat will be reading her favorite Dr. Seuss story. Dr. Seuss Reading Logs. Prizes generously provided by: The Kiwanis Club of Dodgeville.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Mother Goose program at the Dodgeville Public Library. Read three Mother Goose or rhyming books and receive an award during the special Mother Goose program on May 4, 2016. Reading program goes from April 1 to April 30, 2016. For more information call Carol Gleichauf, Children's Librarian at 935-3728 ext. 3. Mother Goose Reading Logs.

When inclement weather occurs listen to WDMP (99.3 FM) radio station. If the Dodgeville School District closes or delays two hours or more, children's programs will be cancelled.

bookstack1.jpgOutreach to Senior Citizens in Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities Volunteers deliver books to Sienna Crest, Upland Hills and Stonefield every other Wednesday.

Genealogy Group (Family History) meets the 3rd Monday of each month. Facilitated by Eileen Arndt, well-known, local genealogist. Bring your genealogy questions and share your knowledge with other researchers.

Third Wednesday Book Club This adult group meets to discuss fiction and nonfiction works, focusing on a new title each month. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month.

Teen Book Club meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. for fun conversation and pizza.

Donations accepted for Friends of the Library book sale during the
3rd full week of each month.
Drop off during regular library hours. Volunteers needed and appreciated!

Library Hours

The library is located at the corners of Iowa and Fountain Streets in historic downtown Dodgeville.


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                      '''Vickie Stangel, Library Director

Dodgeville Public Library
139 South Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608-935-3728

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